A Constant, Ongoing Decision

Perseverance means sticking with it even though it might be hard. The path gets narrow as those who are struggling give up. Do not give up, because it is hard to get started again. Just keep swimming...
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The Joy of Acceptance

When you let go and let God… you will find acceptance by the best looking, most talented, richest, most powerful Being in the Universe, the Great I Am. Now that is how you build solid self-esteem...
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How to Fight Temptations

Let’s walk through a typical daily battle. More than likely, you are being tempted with food when you come home from work or are home alone. There you are in your house, and there is no one around... so the battle begins. The lies come in…
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Letting Go of the Old Master and Serving the New Master!

Once you choose a master as we discussed yesterday, you must then walk away from the old master, let it go, repent. Peter said to the crowd, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the H
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We Must Make a Choice

"No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money." -Matthew 6:24. Nothing narrows the road more than this one choice.
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The Narrow Road

It is a narrow focus, a narrow road, but Jesus walked this road and he is now sitting at the right hand of God. We have been told to walk in his steps, and this cannot be said enough, for it is essential that we think like he thinks, love like he loves…
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Outside Force Versus Inside Force

An outside force is anything that surrounds us, influencing what we are doing. It is natural that all of us depend on such a force at one time or another, such as the highway patrol car sitting alongside the road that makes our foot pull back from the accelerator. This is an outside f
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Introspection is the Key

In the end, introspection is the key that unlocks the first door on this journey. James, the brother of Jesus, said it this way: "Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who
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It Does Not Take “Will Power”

A second wrong path people take with feelings of guilt is projection is so common. This second path is not calloused over—they sin and then feel the guilt—but instead of repenting, they blame everyone else near them for their plight...
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The Outside Force – The Law

God started fulfilling the promise to Abraham by giving him a child named Isaac. Isaac’s son was Jacob, later called Israel. Jacob fathered Joseph, whom God sent to Egypt where he became second in power only to pharaoh. Through circumstances under God’s control, the entire family late
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